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City Commission Minutes 08/16/04
Commission Meeting August 16, 2004

The City of South Bay held a Commission Meeting on Monday, August 16, 2004 at 7:00 pm at City Hall Commission Chambers.

Attendance was recorded as follows:
  
Members of staff present:                                               Absent:

Mayor Clarence Anthony
Vice-Mayor Esther E. Berry
Commissioner Joe Kyles
Commissioner Shirley Walker-Turner
Commissioner John Wilson
Bobby “Tony” Smith, City Manager
Virginia K. Walker, City Clerk
Michael Morris, Public Safety Director
Buffy Inman, HCD Director
Annette Parchment, Asst. to the City Manager
Charles Inman, Parks & Rec. Director
Allen Davis, Public Works Director

CONSENT AGENDA

Upon request of Mayor Anthony, Commissioner Kyles MOVED and Commissioner Wilson SECONDED to approve the consent agenda as presented. The vote was 5-0, Mayor Anthony, yes; Commissioner Kyles, yes; Commissioner Walker-Turner, yes; Commissioner Wilson, yes, Vice-Mayor Berry, yes.

NEW BUSINESS
None

RESOLUTIONS

Resolution No. 38-2004 – Per request of Mayor Anthony, Vice-Mayor Berry MOVED and Commissioner Walker-Turner SECONDED to approve Resolution No. 38-2004, a resolution authorizing the transfer of property described as lots eight (8) and nine (9) of Block “A” Township of South Bay, Palm Beach County, Florida as described in the Official Records of Palm Beach county, Florida Plat Book 7, Page 46 to the American Legion Post No. 161. The vote was 5-0, Mayor Anthony, yes; Commissioner Kyles, yes; Commissioner Walker-Turner, yes; Commissioner Wilson, yes, Vice-Mayor Berry, yes.
 
Resolution No. 39-2004 – Per request of Mayor Anthony, Commissioner Kyles MOVED and Commissioner Walker-Turner SECONDED to approve Resolution No. 39-2004, a resolution
adopting the Revised Unified Local Mitigation Strategy Plan. The vote was 5-0, Mayor Anthony, yes; Commissioner Kyles, yes; Commissioner Walker-Turner, yes; Commissioner Wilson, yes, Vice-Mayor Berry, yes.

Resolution No. 40-2004 – Per request of Mayor Anthony, Commissioner Kyles MOVED and Commissioner Wilson SECONDED to approve Resolution No. 40-2004, a resolution authorizing the payment of $1,401.99 for the repair of the Water Plant Emergency Generator. The vote was 5-0, Mayor Anthony, yes; Commissioner Kyles, yes; Commissioner Walker-Turner, yes; Commissioner Wilson, yes, Vice-Mayor Berry, yes

Resolution No. 41-2004 – Per request of Mayor Anthony, Commissioner Kyles MOVED and Commissioner Wilson SECONDED to TABLE Resolution No. 41-2004 until the next meeting, a resolution approving a Special Exception for the sale of alcoholic beverages at the New Grille Café. The vote was 5-0, Mayor Anthony, yes; Commissioner Kyles, yes; Commissioner Walker-Turner, yes; Commissioner Wilson, yes, Vice-Mayor Berry, yes.

CITY MANAGER’S REPORT

City Manager Smith said that the 1/2 cent sales tax will be on the Tri-City agenda for the meeting on the 23rd of August in Belle Glade at 6:00pm. He also said he has been asked to serve on the ½ cent task force to educate the public for liable initiative support.

COMMISSIONER’S REPORT

Commissioner Wilson said that Bayfest will be held on October 9th 2004.

Vice-Mayor Berry said that the library will hold a book discussion on the same day as Bayfest and hopes that Bayfest will identify the Senior citizens and recognize the citizens whom have contributed to the community and recognize the need for literacy.

Mayor Anthony gave the ranks of the RFQ’s; the first place is RCT Engineering and LBFH in second place, he asked for a motion to direct staff to move forward with contract negotiations with RCT Engineering and if no resolution to move forward to second favored person, MOVED by Commissioner Walker Turner SECONDED by Commissioner Kyles The vote was 5-0, Mayor Anthony, yes; Commissioner Kyles, yes; Commissioner Walker-Turner, yes; Commissioner Wilson, yes, Vice-Mayor Berry, yes.